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Upcoming shows

Want to show Groundswell in your community? Email: screenings@raincoast.org

Dates and Locations

Nanaimo-  VIU Gathering Place (Shq’apthut)  


Victoria – UVIC  Harry Hickman Building (HHB 105)   


Vancouver – UBC  The Pit Pub                    


Whistler-  Mourice Young Millennium Place       

Previous shows

Kitimat -Riverlodge Community Room Recreation Centre

Terrace -Elephants Ear Cafe

Prince George – UNBC – Canfor Lecture Theatre

  • University of Northern British Columbia- Canfor Lecture Theatre
  • 3333 University Way
  • Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9 CA
  • Reserve a seat here  http://oilfreecoastunbc.eventbrite.com

Kamloops -Thompson Rivers University

Abbottsford -University of the Fraser Valley

Whistler, BC

Monday, March 4th 2013, 7:30 pm  (with Reflections)
Whistler Arts Council at Millenium Place 
 4335 Blackcomb Way,  Whistler, B.C.

Calgary, Aberta

John Groundswell expedition leader and scientist Dr. Chris Darimont
Sat, March 2 Dutton Theatre 616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, 7:00pm
Book tickets online: http://groundswellcalgary.eventbrite.com

Nanaimo, BC

Sunday, February 24th Vancouver Island University Rm 203. Building 200  1-4 pm
With Raincoast’s Brian Falconer, Hosted by the Sierra Club Nanaimo

Gabriola Island, BC

Saturday, February 23 2013 Gabriola Community Hall
Save Our Shores Gabriola presents an Oil-Free Coast evening with Raincoast’s Brian Falconer, other local speakers and live music.

Toronto, Ontario

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:00pm EST with Expert Panel Discussion on the Tar Sands
Patagonia Store Toronto, 500 King St West, Toronto

SkeenaWild Film Festival 

Nov 30: Kispiox 7pm
Nov 29: Smithers 7pm
Nov 28: Terrace 7pm
Also check Facebook at facebook.com/pages/SkeenaWild-Conservation Trust

Adjusting well to Canadian style surf travel.  Photo: jeremykoreski.com

Pender Island, BC
Saturday Dec 1, 2012   7:00 pm
Pender Island Community Hall 4418 Bedwell Harbour Rd,

Bella Bella, British Columbia
November  14, 2012
Elders Building
Bella Bella Community School

Cardiff, California @ Patagonia Cardiff
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Start time:  7pm
2185 San Elijo Ave
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California

Ventura, California @ Patagonia – Tin Shed Courtyard 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Start time: Music @ 6pm – Film @ 7pm
235 W. Santa Clara St.
Ventura, CA 93001

Santa Cruz, California @ Patagonia 
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Start time: 7pm
415 River Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Mill Valley, California – @ Patagonia Proof Lab
Saturday, November 10, 2012
254 Shoreline Hwy
Mill Valley, CA  94941
Start time:   6pm

Portland, Oregon - @ Ecotrust Thursday, November 8, 2012
Start time: 7pm
721 Nw 9th Avenue # 200
Portland, OR 97209

Seattle, Washington @ Patagonia Store
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Start time: 7pm
2100 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121

Science World Vancouver (2 shows)
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Start time: 7pm
1455 Quebec Street
Vancouver, BC

University of Victoria David Lam Auditorium (3 shows)
Friday, November 2, 2012
Student show: 3:30 pm,  5:15 pm, 7 pm
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, BC

Shelter Restaurant Tofino, BC
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Start time: 7pm
601 Campbell St. Tofino, BC







The film

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Download the film from Vimeo and set sail on this coastal adventure. $3.99 to rent. $6.99 to purchase. All proceeds go to Raincoast.


Get informed, show up, write, and speak out. Use your local newspaper, facebook or twitter. You can even get the film and show it your home town. Oh, and send a message to Stephen Harper too.

Shows and tickets

Groundswell: a surfer movie

Groundswell undertook a US west coast tour in the Fall of 2012 and is now screening locally and internationally. Check out dates and locations for Canadian, US and global cities.

Surf expedition snapshots


Highlights from the waves, winds, wildlife and more.


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Last fall, Raincoast set sail with a world-famous line up of US and Canadian surfers and accomplished filmmaker Chris Malloy…

Groundswell News

Surfers in British Columbia

Groundswell News and Spotlights Fun accessories to the surfing, film and issues that GROUNDSWELL features.

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